fast-twitch

adjective
\ˈfas(t)-ˌtwich \

Definition of fast-twitch 

: of, relating to, or being muscle fiber that contracts quickly especially during brief high-intensity physical activity requiring strength — compare slow-twitch

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1970, in the meaning defined above

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fast-twitch

adjective
\ˌfas(t)-ˌtwich \

Medical Definition of fast-twitch 

: of, relating to, or being muscle fiber that contracts quickly especially during brief high-intensity physical activity requiring strength — compare slow-twitch

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